Pair of Chinese Bronzed Metal Buddhist Temple Foo Dogs Lions
Spectacular pair of Chinese Buddhist guardian temple foo dogs or foo lions intricately crafted from bronzed metal. The lions are depicted sitting with one having a paw on a ball or orb and the other having a paw on a cub. Each dog has a fierce expression with a mane of tight snail curls. Very heavy and solid from an estate in San Francisco, CA. Sold as a pair.
Dimensions: 11"w x 6.5"d x 11"h
Circa: 20th Century, China
Materials: Bronzed Metal
Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with intricate details. Age appropriate wear, fading, and patinated finish as seen in photos.